Announcements and Schedules for December 2


GABC WOMEN: Join us from 7:00-9:00 pm on November 30th at the home of Danelle Jensen

(4795 Timber Creek Lane, Ames, IA 50010) for An Evening to Rest and Remember. Be encouraged as we learn, sing, pray, and remember our God who brings rest to His people! We will also enjoy dessert together and give away copies of the book we will be discussing in early February!

BRIDAL SHOWER INVITATION: Ladies of Grand, you are invited to join us for a Bridal Shower Brunch to honor Sam Felkins. The brunch will be Saturday, December 1 at 10:00 AM at Grand Avenue Baptist Church. Sam and Kyle are registered at Target and Amazon or if you want to contribute to a group gift, please contact Amanda Philgreen at 515-451-7341.

COLLEGE LUNCH:  TODAY, December 2, there is a college lunch in the fellowship hall after the worship service. College students please plan to join us and bring your friends.


Dec 02 —Ministry Focus: Risen Motherhood

Dec 09  No Adult Foundations (children and youth still meet)

Dec 16 —Ministry Focus: Emergency Residence Project

Dec 23 — No Foundations

Dec 30  No Foundations


Dec 02   Ephesians 2:1-10      Christmas Letters: God’s Great Grace for Dead People

Dec 09   Ephesians 2:11-22    Christmas Letters: Jesus Is Peace for the Hostile

Dec 16   Romans 5:1-5            Christmas Letters: Jesus Is Hope for the Hopeless

Dec 23   Philippians 2:5-7       Christmas Letters: Jesus Is Fullness to the Empty

Dec 24   Ephesians 6:10-20    Christmas Letters: Jesus Is Victory for the Defeated

LESSONS & CAROLS: Next Sunday, December 9, is our special Lessons & Carols Christmas worship service at 10:30 AM.

GABC WOMEN: Join us during the month of January as we read Contentment: Seeing God’s Goodness by Megan Hill. We will gather together for brunch and a book discussion on the morning of February 2nd. A limited number of books are available at the Welcome Center. More details will be available soon at

SCHEDULE – December 2-8, 2018

Hospitality Team: TBD

Nursery: Barb Fry, Mary Torres, David, Dennis & Daniel May, Debbie Martens

Wednesday: Youth group……………………………………………6:30-8:00 pm

NEXT SUNDAY – December 9, 2018

Hospitality Team: TBD

Nursery: Dixie Carpenter, Allison LaBorde, Duane & Danelle Jensen, Tim Thorsbakken, Adina Harris


November 30 – Women’s Ministry Dessert Event

December 1 – Bridal Shower for Sam Felkins

December 2 – College Lunch

December 9 – Lessons and Carols Worship Service

December 19 – Youth Group Christmas Party

December 24 – Christmas Eve Service

December 25 – Christmas Day, GABC Office closed

December 26-28 – Abbreviated GABC Office hours

January 1, 2019 – New Year’s Day, GABC Office closed


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